Competencies For Entry Into the Profession of Dental Hygiene
The Middlesex County College Dental Hygiene program is a competency based curriculum. Competencies describe the abilities expected of a dental hygiene graduate upon entry into the Dental Hygiene profession. Competencies combine skills, understanding, and professional values and are performed independently in realistic settings.
CORE COMPETENCIES (C)
HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION (HP)
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (CM)
PATIENT CARE (PC)
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (PGD)